Level 2 Physical Education Academic

L2PEA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr L. Berghan

Recommended Prior Learning

For entry into this course, students need to have excellent attitude, effort and participation in Level 1 Physical Education. They will need a minimum of fourteen credits gained in Level 1 Physical Education at Merit level, or a combination of Excellence grades. There is a high theory content in this course. Therefore, coompetent writing skills would be an advantage. This includes understanding how to structure a good paragraph, using a variety of different sentence styles and endeavouring to use subject specific language. Students can gain entry upon recommendation from their Physical Education teacher or approval from Head of Learning Area.


Graduate profile: (What qualities/additional skills learners will achieve by taking this course?)
Level 2 Physical Education Academic aims to develop understanding and apply strategies to improve an individual's level of skill in a range of activities; to plan and deliver a training programme, to coach a team for a season; apply risk management strategies in the outdoors; learn and apply Social Responsibility; develop leadership by working with our junior students in a range of physical activities and use teamwork to build a sense of confidence, pride and determination to succeed.

Students have the opportunity to gain 21 Level 2 achievement standard credits, all of which are internally assessed. They also have the opportunity to gain Course Endorsement with Merit or Excellence in this subject. To gain an Excellence endorsement, students need to gain 14 or more credits at Excellence level. To gain a Merit endorsement, they need to gain 14 or more credits at Merit (or a combination of Merit and Excellence). 

Individual teachers will also give students access to their own Google Classroom site. This is a safe digital environment for student learning that enables students to view assessments, ask online questions about work and allows students to catch up on any work/resources that are missed, if absent. It also allows research resources to be posted by both student and teacher encouraging collaborative learning.  Refer to the Head of Learning Area for more information.

Possible Career/ Vocational Pathway(s): (What career pathways are related to this course?)
Vocational Pathways is a tool that helps you to see how your strengths, interests and achievements relate to future study options and job opportunities. The pathways provide clear study options that are valued by employers and show you what employers expect you to achieve in your learning. The pathways cover six industry sectors:
Manufacturing and technology, Construction and infrastructure, Primary industries, Services industries, Social and community services and Creative industries.

Learning outcomes/Assessment links: See standards list
NOTE: Courses may change with the review of standards at the end of each year.

Progression: (What courses does this course lead to?)
This course leads on to either Level 3 Physical Education Academic, or Level 3 Physical Education Recreation.

Vocational/Industry links: (What vocational or industry learning experiences will be included in this course?)
Teaching, Health & Safety, Coaching, Fitness Industry, Police, Armed Forces.

Contextualised contexts: (What local, cultural, real-life content is involved in this course?)
Students will partake in teaching/leadership at the local primary schools, Risk Management - Level 2 Hike, Sports Coaching, and will be involved in the planning of fitness programmes.

Teaching and Learning Approaches: (How will I learn in this course?)
Students will learn individually, in pairs and within groups. Some teaching/learning will occur through our online Google Classroom.

provide clear study options that are valued by employers and show you what employers expect you to achieve in your learning. The pathways cover six industry sectors:
Manufacturing and technology, Construction and infrastructure, Primary industries, Services industries, Social and community services and Creative industries.


Course Overview

Term 1
Introduction to course theme; AS91335 Get Up and Go; AS91330 - Introduction;  AS91334 - Hellison's Model introduction
KEY DATES:
 Week 4: Visit Primary schools to take activities;  Week 9: Choose applied sport;  Week 10: AS91335 Assessment complete ​​​​​​​Term/progress evaluation

Term 2
AS91329 - Biophysical skills (Training programme); AS91132 - Coaching a team for a season; "Growing Coaches" course
KEY DATES:
 Week 4: AS91329 - Monitoring of progress/begin training programme; Week 10: AS91329 - Report due; Tough Guy/Gal Challenge  Assessment Week 
 Term/progress evaluation

Term 3
AS91333 - Risk Management in the outdoors
KEY DATES:
 Week 10: End of Year school examinations; Risk Management hike; Term/progress evaluation​​​​​​​

Term 4
Disabled surfing with Te Puna Aroha and Blomfield
KEY DATES:
 Week 5: All work completed and handed in; Course evaluation and review​​​​​​​

Pathway

Level 3 Physical Education Academic, Level 3 Physical Education Recreation

Resource Requirements

Physical Education gear is required and is the students' responsibility. All other resources are supplied (either by paper or online). Students are required to turn up to classes ready, and willing to learn.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91329 v2 Physical Education 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the application of biophysical principles to training for physical activity
Assessments:
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2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91330 v3 Physical Education 2.4 - Perform a physical activity in an applied setting
Assessments:
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2
I
4
A.S. 91332 v2 Physical Education 2.6 - Evaluate leadership strategies that contribute to the effective functioning of a group
Assessments:
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2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91333 v2 Physical Education 2.7 - Analyse the application of risk management strategies to a challenging outdoor activity
Assessments:
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2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91334 v2 Physical Education 2.8 - Consistently demonstrate social responsibility through applying a social responsibility model in physical activity
Assessments:
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2
I
3
A.S. 91335 v2 Physical Education 2.9 - Examine the implementation and outcome(s) of a physical activity event or opportunity
Assessments:
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2
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 21 credits.

Pathway Tags

Teaching, Fitness Industry, Sports Coaching, Sport and Recreation, Armed Forces, Police, Personal Trainer, Physiotherapist, Chiropractor, Clinical Coder, Health Promoter, Massage Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Osteopath, Physiotherapist


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